Why a Low GRE Score is Not the End of Getting into Grad School
5/5/2021 by HIGHERGRAD
The Graduate Record Exam, or GRE, is the SAT of graduate school. Almost every university requires you to take this exam and submit the results as part of your graduate school application. But does a low GRE score mean your graduate school aspirations go out the window? Not necessarily. Let's discuss how to compensate for a low GRE score and get into graduate school.
Top Questions When Writing the Statement of Purpose Answered
2/2/2021 by HIGHERGRAD
The hardest single page you will write during your graduate school experience is your statement of purpose. The statement of purpose for graduate school, or your personal statement, is required by most graduate schools during the application process. This piece of writing lets graduate school admission committees, people you have never met, understand who you are and the desires you seek by applying. Many applicants get overwhelmed by this critical document and rightfully so. We help lessen the anxiety by answering the biggest questions around composing the statement of purpose.
Tips for Applying to Graduate School That Get You Noticed
7/2/2019 by HIGHERGRAD
Graduate school is an all-around challenge. It is tougher classes, additional cost and much more difficult to get into. Particular programs at elite universities may only admit one or two applicants from a pool of hundreds on a given year. The selection process is robust and unless you go above and beyond you may have a hard time getting in to graduate school. These four tips for applying to graduate school will put you above the competition and almost ensure your graduate school application is noticed.